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Treat her to an indulgent high tea this Mother’s Day

Treat mum to the ultimate high tea experience this Mother’s Day a Alluvial restaurant, the hotel’s signature restaurant. Enjoy
the famed Clarke Sisters’ high tea with a degustation style menu, including a deconstructed champagne cocktail and gift for all mum’s.


The Clarke Sisters’ Tea Party

The Clarke Sisters’ Tea Party was created. A progression of late lunch into afternoon tea, enjoy traditional sandwiches, a selection of buttermilk and fruit scones and a choice of main course served to your table on exquisite Noritake China. You will then be treated to the decadent Rialto Precinct Dessert Trolley, featuring heavenly cakes from the kitchens of renowned local venues such as Vue de Monde, Le Petit Gateau and Merchant.

To begin, be seated to create your own deconstructed Champagne Cocktail. Then begin with rare roast beef finger sandwiches, open face cucumber sandwiches, salmon and cream cheese mini bagels, mini duck liver pate en croute and bay bugs on a mini brioche roll.

Main course, then be treated to a light main, choose from the lamb chop with truffle mash, pea puree and red wine jus or king oyster mushroom tart with pumpkin pulse.

To finish, settle in and enjoy freshly baked buttermilk scones with strawberry jam and double cream and freshly baked fruit scones with butter. This course is accompanied with delicate TWG TEA fine herbal teas.

The Rialto Precinct Dessert Trolley – The Rialto Precinct Dessert Trolley is our big finale. Features a showcase of decadent desserts and cakes from local partners including a Lemon Tart and Berry Tart by Le Petit Gateau, White Chocolate Cheesecake and Flourless Chocolate Cake (GF) by Merchant Osteria Venice and delicate Vue de Monde lamingtons.


Mother’s Day High Tea

Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 May 2020



About “The Clarke Sisters” .

Step into the high society world of the Clarke Sisters, Miss Emma and Margaret Clarke. These ladies would often be found spending lavish afternoons swapping stories over fine china teacups in the Rialto building. Miss Emma Clarke married Patrick McCaughan who commissioned the original Rialto building, which is now known as the west wing of the hotel. After Miss Emma’s untimely passing, the undeterred Patrick went on to marry her sister, Miss Margaret Clarke. Miss Margaret had a beautiful daughter named Caroline, with whom grew to continue the tradition of hosting decadent High Teas.

Feel Refreshed in Botanica Day Spa
The luxury Day Spa Botanica Day Spa located inside InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, will open from 9:00am – 2:00pm on Sunday 12 May 2019. The award winning team will be putting on a Mother’s Day special for you to spoil mum. Choose from a 30 minute Muscle Melt Relaxation Massage, 30 minute Elemis Facial or a 30 minute Sole Delight Foot Treatment at the special Mother’s Day price of $99.

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Hosted in the sun-drenched Alluvial atrium, your intimate Mother’s Day dining experience will be accompanied with a delicate deconstructed Champagne Cocktail at $149 per person.
Make it an extra special occasion and choose free flowing, bottomless Perrier-Jouet Champagne for $149 per person.

Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 May 2020
Alluvial Restaurant at 495 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Book online through: Make a reservation online

Or connect directly with the hotel to book through email: or phone: +61 3 8627 1400

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